There are 6 ways to get from Nashville to Charleston by plane, taxi, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Charleston  •  5 h

  1. Fly from Nashville (BNA) to Charleston (CRW) BNA - CRW

$218 - $1,122

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Nashville, Tn to Louisville, Ky
  2. Take the bus from Louisville, Ky to Cincinnati, Oh
  3. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Columbus, Oh
  4. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Charleston, Wv

$78 - $188

4 alternative options

Fly to Ashland, taxi  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Nashville (BNA) to Ashland (HTS) BNA - HTS
  2. Take a taxi from Ashland to Charleston

$276 - $906

Fly to Columbus, bus  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Nashville (BNA) to Columbus (CMH) BNA - CMH
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Charleston, Wv

$181 - $766

Bus, train  •  15 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Nashville, TN to Indianapolis, IN
  2. Take the train from Indianapolis Amtrak to Charleston Amtrak Cardinal

$83 - $189

Drive  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Nashville to Charleston 390.5 miles

$35 - $55

What companies run services between Nashville, TN, USA and Charleston, WV, USA?

Delta, American Airlines and three other airlines fly from Nashville to Charleston hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nashville to Charleston via Louisville, Ky, Cincinnati, Oh, and Columbus, Oh in around 12 h 29 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Nashville to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Nashville to Charleston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Nashville to Charleston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Nashville to Ashland via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Nashville to Ashland via Reagan Washington, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Nashville to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Nashville to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Nashville to Charleston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Nashville to Charleston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Nashville to Charleston via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Indianapolis Amtrak to Charleston Amtrak
Ave. Duration
8 h 22 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Room
$250 - $360
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Charleston, Wv
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Nashville, Tn to Louisville, Ky
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Louisville, Ky to Cincinnati, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Other operators
Taxi from Ashland to Charleston
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Nashville and Charleston is 516 km. The road distance is 625 km.

The cheapest way to get from Nashville to Charleston is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h 25 min.

The quickest way to get from Nashville to Charleston is to fly which takes 5 h and costs $210 - $1,200.

No, there is no direct bus from Nashville to Charleston. However, there are services departing from Nashville, Tn and arriving at Charleston, Wv via Louisville, Ky, Cincinnati, Oh and Columbus, Oh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 29 min.

It takes approximately 5 h to get from Nashville to Charleston, including transfers.